Packing for a Weekend Getaway

Let’s pretend we’re being swept away for a romantic weekend getaway at the beach! What to pack? We have a few essentials for you to throw in your overnight bag!

Bring a Chambray Shirt 
It goes with everything – wear it over your bathing suit, tuck it into white shorts or layer it over anything.

A fabulous dress
Pick one with a print to be totally on trend and super flexible – these can go from day to night with just a change of shoes!

Accessorize, accessorize!!
Jewelry takes up the least amout of space in yoour suitcase and makes the boggest impact on your wardrobe! Look how you can change your look with just a few accessories!

What are your getaway must-haves?

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Written by Melissa Angert, editor of this fashion blog and author of Girlymama. You can also find her on Twitter as Melissa Angert. She is a mom of 3 living in Providence.


  1. pretty sure I will be lost when chambray shirts are no longer all the rage…I wear mine as a shirt and jacket almost daily!

    Great list/round up! Happy weekend.

  2. Oh, I totally agree!! These are packing musts!!!

  3. Love some of those floral dresses you found.

  4. Seriously what is the middle dress I’m in love!

  5. Love the day to night look! That night time jewelry is awesome! 😉

  6. Beautiful travel advice! I particularly like the comfy maxi dress that transitions from day to night.

  7. great picks, love the suit and chambray!

    Xo Megan

  8. Fab picks! I love that navy maxi. So versatile.

  9. Laura D says:

    Love the navy maxi! I’m obsessed with both this summer! Where’s it from?

  10. A chambray shirt is SO versatile!